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“Three, oh, ya it’s the magic number.  Ya it is, it’s the magic number…” Thats a Blind Melon song that has always stuck with me.  Great tune.  Anytime I'm using a Big 3 type prescription to help treat someones pain,…

Shoulder Labral injuries: SLAP and Bankart Lesions Anatomy The shoulder is a “ball and socket” joint, similar to the hip. But unlike your hip, a deep ball and socket, the shoulder socket is very shallow. This is a reason why…

Do you get increasing back and leg pain with walking or standing? Is the pain quickly relieved by sitting?  Does your tolerance to walking GREATLY improve with you leaning on a shopping cart? Are you over 40?  A yes to…

Shooting leg pain, sharp buttock pain, or leg numbness can all be symptoms of a sciatic nerve entrapment at the piriformis muscle.  This is known as piriformis syndrome.  When the muscle is overly spastic, inflamed, injured or otherwise painful, this…

I can’t say that all (non traumatic) neck/shoulder pain is related to scapular dyskinesis, but 60% of the time, it is every time. Scapular dyskinesis means an odd or uncontrolled movement of the scapula, also known as decentration. This can…

It depends. It depends on your needs. Your past training history.  Your injury history, your goals, physical status, desired time commitment, access and availability to gear and instruction.  It depends on your social network and financials, and definitely on what you like and…

A screen is just a tool. You can use it to let the little pieces through, and catch it big stuff.  Think of a screen door, it keeps the bugs out, but lets the air pass through, even if that air…

Did you know that over three million whiplash injuries occur each year resulting from motor vehicle crashes? Of these whiplash injuries, 500,000 people will develop chronic pain, and up to 300,000 will have some degree of disability. Besides the health…

If you have experienced lower back pain, you may have been told or thought you had sciatica.  I find that term “sciatica” is similar to the term “migraine.”  Not all bad headaches are migraines, and not all back or even…

If you are not familiar with Kegal Exercises, chances are you’re a man, this will pertain to you none the less. Women tend to be more familiar, as childbirth and pregnancy can damage the pelvic floor musculature and leave women…

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